[dpdk-users] query: NIC firmware upgrade

SAKTHIVEL ANAND S anand.sa88 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 24 06:59:27 CEST 2017

Hi , any one came across above mentioned scenario, if so please let me know
what kind of impact it will create in older version on dpdk app(after
upgrading nic firmware).Thanks.

-Sakthivel S OM

On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 5:50 PM, SAKTHIVEL ANAND S <anand.sa88 at gmail.com>

> Hi
> I am having 2 VMs on my host. VM1 is running my application with dpdk2.2.0
> without any issues and i am using VM2 for dpdk17.05 for the same
> application. But newer version of dpdk (dpdk 17.05 ) needs NIC's firmware
> upgrade for SR-IOV Nics.
> If i upgrade firmware, will it create any trouble for VM1(which is running
> without any issues) or firmware upgrade will have the backward
> compatibility?
> NIC: Physical nic Intel  X710/XL710 10GbE SFP+
>         current version:1.3.45
>         latest version:1.4.28
> Host:VMware 5.5.0 and
> Please let me know what all the things i have to consider before going for
> NIC firmware upgrade.
> --
> Thanks
> Sakthivel S OM

Sakthivel S OM

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